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There is something for everyone at the Berkshire Botanical Garden.  Below is a list of our scheduled events classes, and exhibits.  For details on any individual listing, just click on the event for more information.  If you still have questions, feel free to call the garden at 413.298.3926.  See you at the Garden!

January – May 2014

Annuals: Gardening with Color @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
January 11, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Annuals: Gardening with Color @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $30.00Member + $25.002 Classes Non-Member + $54.002 Classes Member + $45.00 Sign up for both classes on January 11 and receive a [...]
Passion for Plants—Study Group: Perennial Spring Uprising @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
January 15, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Passion for Plants—Study Group: Perennial Spring Uprising @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
All three classes Non-Member + $75.00All three classes Member + $65.00Individual class + $25.00 Join a study group at the Berkshire Botanical Garden to [...]
Passion for Plants—Study Group: Small, Green and Beautiful: Conifers for Small Gardens @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
January 22, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Passion for Plants—Study Group: Small, Green and Beautiful: Conifers for Small Gardens @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
All three classes Non-Member + $75.00All three classes Member + $65.00Individual class + $25.00 Join a study group at the Berkshire Botanical Garden to [...]
Working with Wood: Build Your Own Double Paddle Canoe @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
January 24, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Working with Wood: Build Your Own Double Paddle Canoe @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $600.00Member + $500.00tandem canoe for couples + $900.00 This is a two-weekend, hands-on workshop that meets on: Friday, January 24, 4 – [...]
Extending the Season’s Harvest: Growing Vegetables for Four Seasons (II) @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
January 25, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Extending the Season’s Harvest: Growing Vegetables for Four Seasons (II) @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $50.00Member + $40.00 Bring a bag lunch.  Learn how to extend the season’s harvest to enjoy your own garden greens throughout the [...]
Passion for Plants—Study Group: Beyond Lilies: Summer and Fall Bulbs @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
January 29, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Passion for Plants—Study Group: Beyond Lilies: Summer and Fall Bulbs @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $60.00Member + $50.00 Join a study group at the Berkshire Botanical Garden to consider plant groups of particular interest to the staff. [...]
Grow More with Less @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
February 1, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Grow More with Less @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $30.00Member + $25.002 Classes Non-Member + $54.002 Classes Member + $45.00 Sign up for both programs on February 1 and receive a [...]
New and Exciting Trees and Shrubs for the Forward-Thinking Gardener @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
February 1, 2014 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
New and Exciting Trees and Shrubs for the Forward-Thinking Gardener @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $30.00Member + $25.002 Classes Non-Member + $54.002 Classes Member + $45.00 Sign up for both programs on February 1 and receive a [...]
Permaculture @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
February 6, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Permaculture @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Classes meet on Thursdays, 6-9pm: February 6, 13, 20, 27, 2014. Permaculture is multi-disciplinary approach to designing and maintaining productive, regenerative human ecosystems. In this [...]
Winter Lecture @ Monument Mountain High School
February 8, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Winter Lecture @ Monument Mountain High School | Great Barrington | Massachusetts | United States
Online registration for this event is now closed.  Tickets may be purchased at the door starting at 1pm on Saturday, February 8th.  Hope to see [...]
Seed-A-Thon @ Berkshire Botanical Garden - Center House
February 12, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Seed-A-Thon @ Berkshire Botanical Garden - Center House | Frankfort | Indiana | United States
Please RSVP to this event by calling 413.298.3926.  There is no charge, we just want an idea of who’s coming!  This event will be held [...]
Bark and Buds: Winter Identification of Trees and Shrubs @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
February 15, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bark and Buds: Winter Identification of Trees and Shrubs @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Bring bagged lunch. Dress for limited outdoor fieldwork.  Discover the many plants that lend bark, buds, fruit and structural interest to the garden in fall [...]
Ginkgo: The Tree That Time Forgot @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
February 22, 2014 @ 11:00 am
Ginkgo: The Tree That Time Forgot @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Registration for this event is now closed.  Walk-ins can not be accommodated. Join Sir Peter Crane for a discussion of his latest book, Ginkgo: The [...]
Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
March 2, 2014 @ 1:00 pm
Beatrix Potter's Gardening Life @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $25.00Member + $20.00 This lecture is not just for gardeners but for those who know and cherish Beatrix Potter and her classic [...]
The Wonderful World of Maples @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
March 8, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Wonderful World of Maples @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $30.00Member + $25.002 Classes Non-Member + $54.002 Classes Member + $45.00 Sign up for both classes on March 8 and receive a [...]
Woodland Treasures @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
March 8, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Woodland Treasures @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $30.00Member + $25.002 Classes Non-Member + $54.002 Classes Member + $45.00 Sign up for both classes on March 8 and receive a [...]
The Garden at Night: A Photographic Journey… @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
March 15, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Garden at Night: A Photographic Journey... @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
This class has been cancelled.  For more information call the Garden at 413.298.3926. Join the fascinating world of Linda Rutenburg, Canadian photographer and gardener, as [...]
Botanicals with Quill Pen and Ink @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
March 19, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Botanicals with Quill Pen and Ink @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $300.00Member + $275.00   This is a three-day workshop that meets on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, March 19, 20 and 21, 10am [...]
Pruning for Fruit Production: Pome and Stone Fruit Trees @ offsite
March 29, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Pruning for Fruit Production: Pome and Stone Fruit Trees @ offsite
This class is full.  To be added to the wait list, please call the Garden at 413.298.3926 Participants should dress warmly and bring pruners and [...]
Ready, Set, Grow! An Expert’s Guide to Growing Vegetables and Annuals @ Left Field Farm, Middlefield, MA
April 5, 2014 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Ready, Set, Grow! An Expert's Guide to Growing Vegetables and Annuals @ Left Field Farm, Middlefield, MA
This class is near capacity.  Please call 413.298.3926 to register. Participants can choose to carpool or drive separately. Those joining the carpool should meet in [...]
Northeast Wildflowers to Brighten Your Spring Garden @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
April 12, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Northeast Wildflowers to Brighten Your Spring Garden @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $30.00Member + $25.00 Learn about the importance of native wildflowers and how to bring them into the garden setting. Wildflowers brighten the [...]
Tomato Basics @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
April 12, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tomato Basics @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
This class is nearing capacity. Please call 413.298.3926 to register. This presentation is designed to help you understand the various types of tomatoes, the best [...]
Setting Up a Beehive @ Center House at BBG
April 18, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Setting Up a Beehive @ Center House at BBG
Please call 413.298.3926 to register. A list of suggested safety equipment is listed below although these items are not mandatory.  Join beekeeper Jan Johnson for step-by-step instruction and [...]
Rejuvenating Shrubs: Lilacs, Weigela, Forsythia and More… @ offsite (location to be determined)
April 19, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Rejuvenating Shrubs: Lilacs, Weigela, Forsythia and More... @ offsite (location to be determined)
This class is near capacity.  Please call the garden at 413.298.3926 to register. Participants should bring hand pruners and work gloves and dress for the [...]
Transplanting Shrubs and Planting Small Ornamental Trees @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
April 26, 2014 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Transplanting Shrubs and Planting Small Ornamental Trees @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $40.00Member + $35.00 Bring work gloves and dress for the weather. Learn by doing in this hands-on shrub and tree planting/transplanting workshop. [...]
Drifts of Daffodils @ offsite
April 26, 2014 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Drifts of Daffodils @ offsite
This class is nearing capacity.  Please call 413.298.3926 for availability. Participants can choose to carpool or drive separately. Those joining the carpool should meet in [...]
Stars of the Garden: Small Flowering Trees
May 1, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Stars of the Garden: Small Flowering Trees
Non-Member + $25.00Member + $20.00 Consider the showgirls of the garden, the small flowering trees. At a perfect time for planting, join Elisabeth Cary [...]
World of Peonies @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
May 3, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
World of Peonies @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $25.00Member + $20.00 Select peonies will be available for sale. Gardeners have always loved peonies but recently have refocused their interest on [...]
Pine Hollow Arboretum Study Tour @ Pine Hollow Arboretum
May 8, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pine Hollow Arboretum Study Tour @ Pine Hollow Arboretum | Slingerlands | New York | United States
Non-Member + $30.00Member + $25.00 Participants can choose to carpool or drive separately. Those joining the carpool should meet in the parking lot at [...]
37th Annual Plant Sale 2014 @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
May 9, 2014 @ 8:00 am – May 10, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
37th Annual Plant Sale 2014 @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | West Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
What better way to start the season than with our 37th annual Plant Sale!  We’ve hand picked and grown some of our favorite plant [...]

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